Chroma to dole out $12K to student artists

Art material manufacturer Chroma is seeking entries for its Student Art Competition, the grand prize of which is a hefty $5,000. There are three rounds of competition, from which 30 semifinalists will emerge. The first deadline is Dec. 31, and the last chance deadline is July 31, 2010.

If you’re at least 17 years old and enrolled in a post-high-school art program, you can enter a 2-D work made with Atelier Interactive Professional Artists’ Acrylics, Archival Professional Artists’ Oils or A2 Art Students’ Acrylics. Click here to learn more.

Another opportunity for young artists: NASA is seeking art on the theme “Life and Work on
the Moon.” High school and college students are eligible; entries—which can be 2-D, 3-D, digital, video or literature—are due April 15, 2010. The top prize for college winners is $1,000.

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